Hamilton-Temple-Blackwood, correspondence

Scope and Content

  • MS 956/2;D Letters from high latitude, 1856 [Include later annotations] 300 leaves, holograph (Xerox)
  • MS 956/3/1-13;D Letters (13) to mother, 1854 to 1856 [Mainly written during voyage of Foam] 13 leaves, typescript (Xerox)

Administrative / Biographical History

The correspondence covers the voyage of the Foam


As deposited at the Institute


MS 956/3/1-13;D Not part of the published letters, MS 956/4;D


The letters were published in Letters from high latitude, being some account of a voyage in the schooner yacht Foam to Iceland, Jan Mayer and Spitsbergen in 1856. John Murray, London, 1857